The World Energy Week is the World Energy Council’s annual general gathering of global energy leaders to promote the sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all.
The 2018 World Energy Week is taking place in Milan, hosted by the Council’s Italian member committee. The week-long programme will offer a wide range of events and networking opportunities for the global energy community, including high-level, exclusive sessions that will convene Ministers, CEOs and a wider audience of energy leaders and experts. The event will drive debate and open dialogue on energy issues for delivering sustainable energy systems at national, regional and global levels.
Innovation, new technologies, resilience and energy access will be high on the agenda at this year’s World Energy Week. The event will also host the Council’s major governance meetings, culminating in the full Executive Assembly Plenary where members will agree on the strategic direction of the organisation. Other highlights of the week will include:
World Energy Leaders’ Summit
A high-level event organised by the Council and co-hosted by the Italian government to facilitate ongoing dialogue for the global energy leaders’ community on important energy matters, including energy transition and transformation.
Energy Transition Summit
A unique opportunity to advance dialogue between the public and private sector and explore new energy futures, critical innovation areas and new strategies that are enabling the grand energy transition. building on the Council’s studies.
Future Energy Leaders’ Summit
An interactive platform for young energy leaders to network and explore critical issues high on the energy agenda.
Italian Energy Day
Key sessions will include discussions on resilience, digitalisation and market design, green finance, e-mobility, as well as macro-regional and international energy issues.